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MIAMI, FL - JULY 18:  Designer Francesca Aiello poses backstage at Frankie MIAMI, FL - JULY 18: Designer Francesca Aiello poses backstage at Frankie's Bikinis show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim 2015 at Oasis at The Raleigh on July 18, 2014 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Sergi Alexander/Getty Images for Frankie's Bikinis)  

19-Year-Old Fashion Designer Makes History At Miami Beach Fashion Week

Francesca Aiello, 19, made her fashion debut at Miami Fashion Week with her fashionable bikinis. She is the youngest designer to ever present at Miami Beach.

Aiello started Frankie’s Bikinis when she was only 17, according to the Daily Mail.

“I don’t know how to sew, but my mom does and after her first attempt didn’t work out, we began our trial and error process of finding the people to help make the right bikini,” the California girl said. The bikinis are now made at a factory in Los Angeles.

Aiello grew up in Malibu, which she attributes her inspiration to.

“I’m always watching the girls on the beach,” she said. “I wanted to make suits for every girl.”

Aiello eventually wants to expand from bikinis to include a clothing line.

“They’re not stopping me because I’m only 19,” she said. “I’ve always said that it’s really important for young girls to know that they shouldn’t let their age stop them.”

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